Mentoring

How do we motivate ourselves to do the stuff we don’t want to do

I’m coming to the end of my office lease and I’m considering my options about staying or finding a new office. When I even think about starting to look for a new office I want to well…do something else. Anything else. Run a marathon. Skydive. Make a cup of tea. Look at the yoga [...]

How to survive and learn from getting knocked down

You know when you have one of those weeks where you get knocked down, and get back up again, only to be knocked down again? Well that was me last week. You know, it was one of those weeks.

On Monday I woke up with the flu, yet had to work from bed. With a [...]

4 tips to get motivated

I don’t know about you, but at the start of the year my Facebook feed was awash with motivational quotes and images. I had friends starting the new year with a health kick, launching a new product or just super excited about what the year will bring.

And right about now…some of that motivation is [...]

Tapping into online influencers so they can share the love

Online influencers are awesome. Why? Because they have massive communities that you can tap into if you’re clever and the real deal.

By all means create your own community but while you are doing that think about the online influencers who speak to the same audience as you and have already built up an online [...]

Why Marilyn Monroe got mentoring right

I was watching The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe the other night, and while she wasn’t exactly a feminist icon, she was extremely ambitious.

It occurred to me she did what we now call ‘finding a sponsor and mentor’. It made her career: finding the right people (in her case, powerful men) to put her [...]